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State readies for its biggest disaster mock drill

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‘8.4 magnitude earthquake cripples Nagaland, heavy rains submerge Dimapur and Tuli ‘ Our Correspondent Kohima, August 29 (EMN): In order to generate awareness among the communities and different agencies on how to establish mechanism for effective response to any disaster, a state-wide mock drill on disaster management will be carried out across the state tomorrow […]

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ACAUT tells govt to act before September 30

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Dimapur, August 29 (EMN): The ACAUT has on Tuesday demanded the government to implement the seven resolutions that were taken during the public rally in Dimapur earlier on August 26. A press release from the organisation also specifically demanded the government to institute Lokayukta and terminate all backdoor appointees that were done in violation of […]

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NSCN sets private tuition fees

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Dimapur, August 29 (EMN): The Secretary, Ministry of Kilo Affairs of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim has on Tuesday issued a strong statement against the administration and proprietors of those privately run hostels which are being run without any proper amenities and also against the norms. It stated that therefore it has laid down […]

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Truck with cough syrup seized

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Dimapur, August 29 (EMN): Police personnel manning the interstate check agate at Khuzama today seized a truck carrying 178 bottles of a particular brand of banned cough syrup. A press note from the office of the superintendent of police stated that “one Manipur bound Tata Mobile B/R No. MN-01K-5730 during routine checking and have recovered […]

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N. Korea fires missile over Japan

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Tokyo, August 29 (IANS): North Korea on Tuesday fired a missile over Japan which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called the “most serious and grave ever” threat to the country, the media reported. The missile was fired just before 6 a.m. in Japan. The launch set off warnings in the northern part of the country […]

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‘Assam CM agrees for micro minority status to Sikhs’

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Guwahati, August 29 (IANS): In response to the demand of Assamese Sikhs, the state government on Tuesday reportedly agreed to accord “micro minority status” to the community. A delegation of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) and representatives of the Assamese Sikhs led by Committee General secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa met Assam Chief minister Sarbananda […]

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Mamata govt refuses to discuss Gorkhaland at all-party meeting

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Kolkata, August 29 (IANS): The West Bengal government on Tuesday refused to discuss the demand for a separate Gorkhaland state raised by some hill-based outfits during an all-party meeting here, as it requested them to withdraw the ongoing indefinite shutdown in the north Bengal hills. Rejecting any discussions on Gorkhaland, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee argued […]

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7th conclave of Ramalingaswamy Fellows underway in Manipur

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Our Correspondent Imphal,August 29 (EMN): The first ever four day 7th conclave of Ramalingaswamy (RLS)Fellows is underway in Imphal with active participation of more than 120 scientists including Indian scientists working overseas. Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla inaugurated the conclave at the classic grande hotel. RLS Fellow Dr Meenakshi Munshi who is the adviser of […]

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Railway services to resume from September 3

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Dimapur, August 29 (EMN): The track on UP line along with bridge no 133 between Sudhani and Telta station has been certified fit by the engineering department of N.F.Railway, this was reported through a press release. The first goods train which left Sudhani station at 13:50 p.m. to arrive Telta at 14:25 p.m. passed over […]

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Assam flood situation improves, one more dies

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Guwahati, August 29 (PTI): The overall flood situation in Assam improved today though a fresh death was reported in Morigaon district to take the toll in the third wave of flood to 74. Over one lakh people are still suffering across four districts in the state. According to a report by the Assam State Disaster […]

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